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Foreign Buyers, Immigrants to Drive Bigger Share of Future U.S. Home Sales

Foreign Buyers, Immigrants to Drive Bigger Share of Future U.S. Home Sales

Real estate markets across the U.S. are increasingly becoming international, and changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreigners are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices. Read More »


Global Retail Construction Rises, China and Mexico Lead the Way

Global Retail Construction Rises, China and Mexico Lead the Way

Developers completed more retail centers across the globe last year than in 2015, but momentum appeared to wane in many countries. Read More »

BREXIT Not a Barrier for Middle Eastern Property Investors in UK

BREXIT Not a Barrier for Middle Eastern Property Investors in UK

A government-led delegation of UK investors and developers are set to visit the Middle East to strike deals with investors as they continue to plough their wealth into the UK post-Brexit. Read More »

Post Brexit, Weak  Sterling Draws  Foreign Property Investment to Britain

Post Brexit, Weak Sterling Draws Foreign Property Investment to Britain

The depreciation of the pound, coupled with a slight drop in capital values, has led UK commercial real estate to be discounted by 16% on average by overseas capital. Read More »


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Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated May 23, 2017 9:05 AM ET

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According to CBRE's new released Global Investor Intentions Survey for 2017, stronger economic growth, the availability of debt capital, and a more positive outlook from investors is expected to drive global capital flows in 2017.

According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, fears that London is set to lose swathes of bank jobs now look overblown, but finance has been shrinking in importance for the capital's economy and property market for some time.

According to Knight Frank's latest U.K. Regional Office Market Report, regional office investment was buoyed by overseas buyers in 2016, with international money accounting for 45% of all investment into offices across the ten U.K. cities tracked.

The owners of London's iconic Burlington Arcade, Thor Equities and Meyer Bergman, have announced plans to sell the renowned global luxury retail destination, and have selected global property advisor CBRE to market the property.

The recent election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of America is set to cause further uncertainty for the Middle East's real estate market, at least in the short term.

China's new Shanghai Tower was just named the "Best Tall Building Worldwide" by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) this past week.

Central London developer LBS Properties is now underway with work at The Madison, a striking new residential scheme comprising a 53 story landmark tower.

Irish real estate firms like JLL broadly welcome the business and property-related measures announced in Ireland's budget this past week.

A new international measurement standard which will offer more clarity and consistency to users of residential property services.

According to the MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Miami single-family home market enjoyed its best August in history, breaking a 22-year record for the most ever August single-family home sales.

According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers remain at record levels despite uncertainty caused by the EU Referendum.

It's been a year since China surprised the world by allowing greater flexibility in the renminbi exchange rate, resulting in its drop in value by a record 1.9 percent against the US dollar.

According to a new report by Transwestern, the impact of Brexit will be long and protracted, which will likely result in increased volatility in the capital markets.

Chinese investors dominated Asian outbound investment in the first half of 2016, accounting for 60%, or $16.1 billion, of total investment.

Demand for UK logistics and industrial property remains strong with the long-term outlook positive due to the continued growth of online sales driving occupier demand, despite a downturn in Q2 of 2016.

According to the Miami Association of Realtors, non-distressed Miami single-family home sales increased 11.3 percent in June 2016 as median home prices rose for the 55th consecutive month.

With the Brexit vote is complete, and the divorce proceedings of the UK from the European Union is now afoot, with considerable uncertainty and no real precedent, the future implications for UK's property markets are significant.

For those invested in the London property market, the deterioration in the value of sterling overnight will have erased any gains in recent years


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